New Doco Fall & Winter

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Seedy Sunday is next Sunday – September 20, 2pm – new venue!

Just a quick reminder, hoping to see you next Sunday. Because things have got a little bit tight lately, with SS becoming so popular, we’ve now had to move to a bigger venue – the Paraparaumu Memorial Hall on the corner of Tutanekai and Aorangi Sts. Click here to see it on Google Maps.

This […]

Food Prices Rocket

This just in from Stuff.co.nz:

Food prices rocketed by 2.8 percent last month – the biggest increase in 20 years.

Figures from Statistics New Zealand show that food prices have soared by 8.4 percent in the 12 months to June.

SNZ said that all five of the food […]

TTK Community Food forest Steering Meeting 28th June 2009

Present Sharon Dan Andrew RK Sam Richard Willie Anna Andrew Hall Cree Jim

Apologies Pam

1. Possible visits to local property and forests.

Re: David Scott & QE Park designated a couple of people go and see

There are no real examples for us to see, only partial and related results. Bena to investigate and […]

Seedy Sunday (aftermath 21st June)

It was a great day today and a good speech by Sarah Frater from Edible Gardens. There was a lot of swapping going on and there were 40 people crammed into the room so it was well attended(we’ll be in the larger room next time). There were a couple of people selling stuff like books […]

TTK Community Food Forest Steering Meeting Minutes 14th June 2009

Present Richard Anna Andrew Sharon Sam Bena Dan Willie Pam Isabel

Leadership fine with rotating organisation. Andrew to be key point of contact for the moment.

Other Stuff of interest David scott’s invitation to go to native forest tour passed over and carried to next meeting. Meeting in regards to Lindale (Andrew and Willie attended) […]

Seedy Sunday 21st June – Sarah from Edible Gardens

Sarah from Edible Gardens has confirmed for the 21st to be the guest speaker

What is Seedy Sunday?

It’s a relaxed gathering for those who garden, or want to learn about gardening, growing food and sustainability, to share ideas and inspiration. There will be a short talk by Sarah from Edible Gardens and a […]

Community Food Forest – First meeting!

Transition Towns Kapiti invites you to a Brainstorming on Establishing a Food Forest.

This Sunday the 7th June, 2-4pm.

Roll over Community Gardens – Here comes TTK Community Food Forest

After an inspiring night watching the very entertaining and informative Geoff Lawton’s Establishing a Food Forest Documentary and a enthusiastic discussion afterwards, Andrew come up […]

Seedy Sunday April Vids

These are the vids we showed at Seedy Sunday…enjoy and happy gardening!

Sheet mulch garden

Permaculture Worm Tower

Make a Bag Garden

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TT Waikanae Community Garden Session

Hi all,

We’re having another gardening session at the Community Garden, 26 Greenaway Rd, Waikanae – 10am to noon this Saturday.

We’re basically just tidying up from the summer crops and putting the beds into winter crops.

All ages welcome. For those who haven’t been before, it’s a great time of learning and working with […]

Seedy Sunday Exchange

I’ve been asked for a bit more information regarding the ‘swap’ part of Seedy Sunday. As this is our first meeting, we’re going to give this a bit more structure until we can talk as a group about what we would like to see happen here.

So the plan so far for April […]

Seedy Sunday

First meeting – Sunday 19 April

What is Seedy Sunday?

It’s a relaxed gathering for those who garden, or want to learn about gardening, growing food and sustainability, to share ideas and inspiration. There will be a short talk or video at each meeting and a bit of discussion about what should […]

Maara Kai – From Garden To Plate – On Maori TV

There was a time when it was commonplace for New Zealand families to grow their own produce and eat from their gardens.

In these tightening economic times, MAARA KAI is a new series that looks at ways families can restore that connection between the garden and the plate, and premieres on Maori Television on Sunday […]

Ground is broken for White House ‘kitchen garden’

By DARLENE SUPERVILL

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twenty-six elementary schoolchildren wielded shovels, rakes, pitchforks and wheelbarrows to help first lady Michelle Obama break ground on the first day of spring for a produce and herb garden on the White House grounds.

Crops to be planted in the coming weeks on the 1,100-square-foot, L-shaped patch near the […]

TT Waikanae – Community Gardening Session

Hi all,

For those who like a bit of gardening, we thought we’d have a session at the community garden at 26 Greenaway Rd, this coming Monday 9th March. Come any time between 6:30 and 8:30pm. There’ll be some cleaning up of the pumpkin patch, harvesting, preparing growing beds and planting winter crops or […]

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